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Daily Voting News For May 14, 2008

Daily Voting News For May 14, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

It appears that West Virginia either had very, very few machine failures yesterday or they were very, very successful at keeping the failures out of the news.

It appears that our friends north of the border want the same instant gratification that our media insists on. New Brunswick has changed to optical-scan machines so they can get quicker results, amongst other reasons....

  • NAtional: Voting rights activists say America is unprepared for Nov. 4 election LINK
  • National: Voter ID Battle LINK
  • National: Press Release – American Jewish Committee - AJC Deeply Concerned Over States Voter ID Initiatives LINK
  • National: Voter ID by the Numbers LINK
  • California: Your vote counts better on paper LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Get ready for a pile of paper when you vote this summer and fall LINK
  • Missouri: ‘Need’ for voter ID legislation a fraud LINK
  • Missouri: Woman decries Senate committee’s vote on photo ID LINK
  • New York: Two counties receive new voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Pa Voter I.D. Law Introduced LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Bucks County - Sellersville backs audit trail for voters LINK
  • South Carolina: Just Trust Us
    Where have we heard that before? LINK
  • Texas: Brazoria County - Single-vote races might not be over LINK
  • Texas: Another election error surfaces in Williamson County LINK
  • Wisconsin: Editorial - It's time to pass voter ID measure LINK
  • West Virginia: Hancock County - Election Problems Reported LINK
  • Canada: Vote counting system reviewed LINK
  • England: Electronic voting system tested at University LINK

  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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